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Dave & Buster's - Dave & Buster's - Modesto, Modesto, CA

Dave & Buster's - Modesto

3.9
3.9
94 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Each Dave & Buster's has more state-of-the-art games than ever, more mouth-watering menu items and the most innovative drinks anywhere. From wings to steaks, we've got whatever suits your appetite and our premium bar assures we're stocked to satisfy! Plus, you can watch your game on one of our massive HDTVs with epic stadium sound.

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2 people

9:30 PM


Booked 18 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American
  • Hours of operation
    Mon, Tue 11:00 am–12:00 am Wed–Fri 11:00 am–1:00 am Sat 10:00 am–2:00 am Sun 10:00 am–12:00 am Happy Hour Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–7:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (209) 458-6700
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress

What 94 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

3.9
3.9 based on recent ratings
  • 3.8Food
  • 3.6Service
  • 4Ambience
  • 3.6Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Fresno / San Joaquin Valley

    Lively

  • Modesto

    Most Booked

94 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    I have been to this location many times and this is my worst experience

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  2. AshleeD

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Everything overall went well. Except I made a reservation for 10 people and when we got there on time. The table wasn’t even ready. We had to stand around and wait for it. Our server was super nice and did a great job. I had brought a cake and our server put it in the back for us. Which was really nice to keep it cold! But when we went to leave I asked a different girl to go get it for me because I couldn’t find my server. She said she would have to check to see if she could get it. Comes back empty handed and doesn’t say anything. Two gentleman are fighting in front of me looking at a screen. I interrupted them to go get my cake because clearly the girl who was just standing there couldn’t do it. Another 10 minutes went by and finally we got our cake.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    It’s great I just hate the fact that they advertise the military discount and half the time they turn me away even though I have valid ID. I love coming for UFC though great vibes and food.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Ok ok it was ok waiter took long and I didn’t get all the food I ordered so I told them to remove it from the bill. They were reluctant at first but whenever I try to get another waiter for help or to order they kept shining me on that they were not my server

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  5. ShannaW

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous Fun time for the whole family. Great food too.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 1
    We were a party of 8 which ordered 6 dishes. Two of them came out pretty quickly. Our server Heidi was surprised to see the rest hadn’t come out. Upon checking with the kitchen, we learned that the ordering tablet had messed up and part of the order disappeared. Heidi spoke to the kitchen and the manager and made sure our remaining meals were prioritized and they came out very quickly. Heidi was incredibly responsive and ensured that we got everything we ordered. She was apologetic but I didn’t feel that necessary as it was just a glitch. We were ultimately fed and the food was good! We were all incredibly impressed by Heidi’s dedication and problem solving. We’ll definitely be back again to see her!

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Went for a family’s 12th bday and it was perfect! A little something for everyone and the food was inexpensive. We shared a little bit of all the appetizers amongst a party of 7 and it was all good! Nothing went to waste either.

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  8. AngelQ

    Hawaii

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Excellent service, fun environment for a celebration! Food was good, prices reasonable. Very loud, but expected. Overall great experience!

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience watching the football game and eating great food and drinks! ❤️👌🏼

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Central Coast

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Food took forever and waiter was inattentive ..we were always overlooked

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  11. BrianaL

    San Francisco

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food could have been better. I think Dave & Busters is a great family place to bond and play games. If the food wasn't mediocre, the business would be a great hit. I ordered the cantina chicken nachos and I was not impressed. They were gross. But overall, we had a great day celebrating my son's birthday and playing games. Our server was also great and attentive, but the food was not worth the money nor the wait.

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  12. RickM

    San Francisco

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and atmosphere! My son discovered approximately 15 games that were not working. Specifically, the card readers for the player cards said they had no connection to wifi. If you can't pay, you can't play, so those games were basically unusable. The staff seemed unconerned and that was disappointing. Otherwise, our visit was great!

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  13. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Service was there but was horrible. Almost like these poor girls had no training or experience waiting tables. Food was mediocre at best. Won’t go back for the restaurant.

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  14. jessicaB

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    our experience at dave and busters wasn’t very good. we had waited about an hour and thirty minutes for our food while watching other tables that were seated AFTER us, get their food first. our server and the manager were really understanding when we told them we wanted to cancel items in our order. one of the girls that had brought out our food when we were canceling, i’m not sure if she was having a bad night but she rolled her eyes at us and gave us a lot of attitude because we canceled the food and we weren’t even being rude about it. my cousin had told her that we get they were super busy but waiting over an hour and watching others get their food before us when getting there after, that’s not okay so we were going to cancel. other than that, my server was amazing, she did what she could for us and the manager was great too. i work in customer service so i know things happen, but we won’t be coming back :(

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    Tahoe

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 28, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Came for our nephews birthday, party of 10 Most of our food was prepared incorrectly, my brother never received his Caesar salad until a manager was called to the table. We had to get up to ask for refills.

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 18, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    My friends and I had a get together. It took more than 30 minutes to be acknowledged then we ordered our food and drinks and we did not get any silver wear and straws. We received silver wear 5 min later but not our straws. Until 10 min later that we asked again for straws. Food and drinks were ok. When we asked for out tab we asked for it to be divided individually, server looked annoyed at our request.

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  17. BobbyD

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 18, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    It took 30 minutes for our server to even take our drink order.The drinks we ordered off the menu they could not make. the server got disrespectful to us and did not return to our table. another server helped us With our orders. Food took a long time to get.

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  18. TinaC

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 7, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A great experience with great staff Champa was the Best server Tina West was an outstanding manager and our whole family had so much fun.

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 26, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Bring back the Ribs and old Menu. We always go in large groups and bring our children to play but now the menu is so basic we don’t want to order from it.

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  20. LindseyM

    San Francisco

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 26, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was good but Our waitress was awful she lacked communication skills , didn’t bring us napkins for our wings , kept forgetting to bring us the things we asked for, we waited about 25 minutes for soda and water and there were barely any people there . She couldn’t remember anything we ordered when it came to split the bill . And didn’t acknowledge when the rest of our party showed up didn’t ask them for drinks or anything just dropped our appetizer on the table and left without a word then came back about 20 minutes later and just stared at them waiting for them to order didn’t even say hello or what can I get you

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    Central Coast

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 26, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    first time there, and very bad experience server was not attentive. Our food came out before our drinks didn’t even come back to the table to see if we wanted something else will not be returning.

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  22. LynnandLC

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a last minute Thanksgiving cancellation due to illness and were surprised to see D&B's was open. We had such a great time! We played games, grazed on apps and watched football. In the end, I spent less than what I would on ingredients for Thanksgiving dinner and put no effort into cooking, just spent a whole day of family fun. We decided on our drive home that this is our new tradition. And the service was so kind! Even though they were working on a holiday, everyone was really nice.

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  23. SethD

    Central Coast

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 9, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was as you expect from a chain place, but it was all hot and came out in a timely manner. Our server was nice, but we did have to get her attention a few times when we needed something. Games were good, floors a little dirty.

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  24. SusC

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 4, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The basketball game was on a bit loud so i had to yell my orders repeatedly for my waitresses to hear me. My voice was ruined by the time the check came. Other then that the food was great, staff was very nice and the games were fun.

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  25. Tumboura

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server was great and Elona was the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  26. DiabloHex805

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 21, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were celebrating my Birthday, that been said. Our waitress was amazing, always checking on us to make sure everything was going well. Plus she was able to adjust or discounts/promotions. Not like our last visit the employees didn’t bother to adjust our receipt. Overall our experience on 10/20/23 was amazing.

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  27. DanielL

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Our waiter was about the worst I have ever had wait on us. He/she was very unnatentative and forgetful. Miss Tina the manager came to the rescue..

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 8, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Great place to watch football games, long time to get your food and water the only thing I have to say is service is really bad

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  29. MelanieS

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 26, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Our server was amazing.She was Very kind and understanding. The food was great. The only thing that was not good was 22.99 for unlimited wings.It was not worth the price. It took along time to get more. The place was not busy at all. It was nice. Not packed.

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 25, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    I reserved a table for 10 but looks like no one that worked there got the memo. I arrived and told the bar tender (due to no one being at the front) that I had a reservation. The bar tender looked at me with such confusion and told me that she was going to notify the manager. After waiting for 20 minutes a table was finally available for us. The server tried her best but kept forgetting orders. The food was alright, the experience was less than alright.

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  31. TJRW

    Exclusive

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 23, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 2
    Very good food. Excellent kind, people-centered service. Fun place for families. Visually energetic and engaging setting. Important Point: The volume level was such that we could not hear each other in conversation at the same table; further we could not hear any of the sports content being broadcast. The sheer number of televisions and arcade machines competing for prominence made picking out any particular sound content difficult at best. The decibel levels made ordering food difficult as well. I suggest that the general volume level be evaluated by an impartial third party and measured for safety. These were hands down the highest volume levels I have to date ever experienced in a restaurant or arcade.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    So loud. I get it’s a sports bar but Good God it was louder than the actual game would be.

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  33. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    1.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    The management is aweful here. No one knows what’s going on and everything takes forever. It took 45 minutes to get a beer to our table and more mistakes than I could count. Our server was very nice and communicated but had more tables than she should have. This place would make sooooo much more money if it was managed in a more efficient way

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 12, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    It was good. My kiddos had a ball. I had fun as well, great vibe and energy

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  35. SteveH

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 3, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was the perfect place to have a Birthday Dinner and games for my now 16yr old son. The food was excellent and the server was helpful and attentive. We even bought our Power Cards from her, and that worked out well. The kids (me included) had a great time playing games and then shopping in the redemption center. A perfect night.

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  36. Jovan

    Baton Rouge

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 8, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Dave and Busters is new to the Modesto area. We are from Louisiana and the hospitality was great! Great games, food, and drinks!

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  37. MollyL

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 26, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was really bad for the money you are paying. Service was good. Atmosphere is what you would expect from a place like Dave and Busters.

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  38. AprilG

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was not great, fish n chips. The fish was super super greasy. So much that it cause the fried to be greasy since it was later on top. Also the steak my husband got hardly had any meat mostly fat.

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  39. TrishaK

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    We went to celebrate a Birthday and Father's Day. We ate in the sports dining area and then went off to play games. Everything was great. The only problem I had was that the service was a bit slower on this day, though I couldn't see why when there wasn't that many people on our side of the business. The food was great and came out very efficiently with our appetizers and food coming out within about 10 minutes of each other. The drinks were great and were refilled nicely as well. Just had a long wait to get service at first and to receive our bill at the end.

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  40. CesarD

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    The food was bad the service was terrible they bring the food late we waiting for refills

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FAQs

Dave & Buster's - Modesto is rated 3.9 stars by 94 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

9:30 PM


Booked 18 times today
Google Map for Dave & Buster's - Modesto

3401 Dale Rd, Modesto, CA 95356

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Modesto
  • Hours of operation
    Mon, Tue 11:00 am–12:00 am Wed–Fri 11:00 am–1:00 am Sat 10:00 am–2:00 am Sun 10:00 am–12:00 am Happy Hour Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–7:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    None
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Wine
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